English: father
Bundjalung: bidjang (Wi), biyang (M, Ng)
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
With same English translation:   baba   babang   -bany   baramba-   biyang   biyang, bidjang, biyul   biyany   biyul   buguy   buyuny   dahri   gami(djargan)   gungganbanywan-   jambera   mahmal   mahmang   ngadjang   ngargahybi   ngaruny   nyaruny   yambera   yamberagan   yirbung  
Category: people
Comment: Holmer lists as grandfather, but probably father, as in other dialects; also bidjangbihny, bidjangdjar, pl bidjanggir (Wa). Bj:Holm bidjang, cf Kattang biyang 'father'.
Gold Coast Tweed: M:Liv bia ng gai for the father; - nom, -go erg, -ge acc, -ga gen, -gai dat, -bano abl; M:Sc:Brunswk bienny father; Ng:Curr:Bray beung father
Lower Richmond: Bj:Holm bidjang, cf Kattang biyang 'father' ;
South West: Wa:Crowl; Cas:Smy bidang (prob. misprint), bidjang;
Example:

Bundjalung : Gala bidjangdjar jahnala gadji. (from W)

English: 'This father is standing here.'

Example:

Bundjalung : Gahny bidjangdjar jajahnala gadji. (from W)

English: 'These fathers are standing here.'


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